Year: 1976 Source: Personnel and Guidance Journal, (November 1976), p.127-129 SIEC No: 19820696

This article investigates the bereavement process. Several aspects of this most painful experience are discussed. The dynamics surrounding death are presented with some of the major generalizations outlined. Most people can successfully adapt to personal loss through death. Implications for counseling the bereaved are examined. Counselors serve as a point ofreference to confirm the legitimacy of the bereaved to experience all the various emotions validly existing in the person. (4 Refs.)